Steve Furber

Type: Person
Name: Steve Furber
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

History of the Personal Computer, Part 5: Computing goes mainstream, mobile, ubiquitous

1996 and Beyond: New Frontiers Computing Goes Mainstream, Mobile, UbiquitousThe microprocessor made personal computing possible by opening the door to more affordable machines with a smaller footprint. The 1970s supplied the hardware base, the 80s introduced ... [Published TechSpot - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Do you know someone who could win the next Roger Needham Award or Lovelace Medal?

The hunt is on for today's academics and industrialists who deserve to be recognised for their contribution to computer science and engineering.BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is inviting nominations for its two annual academic awards; the Lovelace ... [Published Noodls - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

How IBM Got Brainlike Efficiency From the TrueNorth Chip

Photo: IBMNeuromorphic computer chips meant to mimic the neural network architecture of biological brains have generally fallen short of their wetware counterparts in efficiency—a crucial factor that has limited practical applications for such chips. ... [Published Spectrum Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Can The Human Brain Project Succeed?

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: Getty Images An ambitious effort to build human brain simulation capability is meeting with some very human resistance. On Monday, a group of researchers sent an open letter to the European Commission ... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 09 2014]

Quotes

"phase-change devices may indeed capture the right essence of the behaviour of the brain" said Steve Furber of the University of Manchester, UK, who is building a brain-like computer from conventional microprocessors

More Content

All (6) | News (4) | Reports (0) | Blogs (2) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
History of the Personal Computer, Part 5: Compu... [Published TechSpot - Oct 15 2014]
Do you know someone who could win the next Roge... [Published Noodls - Oct 06 2014]
How IBM Got Brainlike Efficiency From the TrueN... [Published Spectrum Online - Sep 29 2014]
How IBM Got Brainlike Efficiency From the TrueN... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 29 2014]
Can The Human Brain Project Succeed? [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 09 2014]
DVD alloys can help make brain-like computer [Published Topnews.in - Jul 13 2011]
1
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
How IBM Got Brainlike Efficiency From the TrueN... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 29 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: IBM Neuromorphic computer chips meant to mimic the neural network architecture of biological brains have generally fallen short of their wetware counterparts in efficiency—a crucial factor that has ...
Can The Human Brain Project Succeed? [Published IEEE Spectrum - Jul 09 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: Getty Images An ambitious effort to build human brain simulation capability is meeting with some very human resistance. On Monday, a group of researchers sent an open letter to the European Commission ...
1
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.